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Utah police have discretion on whether to jail or cite and release DUI arrestees

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“Generally it boils down to public safety,” Weber County sheriff’s Lt. Nathan...

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Police: Man used stun gun at senior center due to dispute with ex-bandmates

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A 61-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted three people during lunch at a local senior center the day prior. 

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North Ogden ranks as Utah's 4th-safest city, according to FBI data

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City leaders cite the inclination of residents to look out for one another, police officer efforts and a volunteer group that assists police.

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Davis sheriff's business manager lashes commission over accounting mess

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A criminal investigation of financial irregularities in the Davis County Sheriff’s Office will be handled by the Farmington Police Department.

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Travis Telford wins parole in 1994 Box Elder County murder of Troy Weston

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Troy Weston was shot six times and his body was dumped in a ditch near Willard Bay in Box Elder County in March 1994. His convicted killer, Travis Telford, 46, has been granted parole from the Utah State Prison on June 26.

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Brigham City man dies, son injured in Tuesday morning house fire

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Police in Brigham City say an 83-year-old man is dead after a fire broke out in a trailer home Tuesday morning.

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Criminal investigation probes $126K in mishandled Davis sheriff's funds

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An audit of the Davis County Sheriff’s Office’s business division says $126,000 was improperly handled. The county attorney says a criminal investigation is underway.


Utah State Courts warn of phone scammers claiming to be FBI agents

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If you get a call from the “state courts” saying you must immediately pay money or be arrested, it’s probably a scam.

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50-year-old man accused of setting fire in Bountiful apartment complex

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Police and fire crews were dispatched to 1450 N. 285 East in Bountiful after they received a call of a fire in an apartment building.

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Drug thefts 'real problem' in police evidence rooms

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A national expert says problems like the Weber County Sheriff’s Office’s evidence room crisis are not unusual.  

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Deputy didn't lose job after DUI and using unnecessary force on jail inmate


Even after he got a DUI and was written up for using unnecessary force on a jail inmate, a Davis County sheriff’s deputy kept his job and reached full retirement.

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